Course Description

MIT 4037F-001 (Fall 2021)   Special Topics in MIT: Critical Listening

Instructor: N. Coates

Course Description
This seminar focuses on listening as a cultural practice. Key areas of inquiry may include: the practices of listening; listening and noise; listening and culture power, historically and at present; listening as a form of witnessing; listening and identities; and listening and popular media. 

Prerequisites: Registration in fourth year of an Honours Specialization module in FIMS, or permission of the instructor. Note: Enrolment is based on a ballot system which is submitted prior to course registration.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course